O. Reg. 590/06: LICENSING POWERSSkip to content
City of Toronto Act, 2006
Consolidation Period: From April 19, 2022 to the e-Laws currency date.
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This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.
Conditions and limitations
1. (1) The City does not have power, under paragraph 11 of subsection 8 (2) of the Act,
(a) to impose any condition with respect to the sale or service of liquor, as defined in the Liquor Licence and Control Act, 2019, as a requirement of obtaining, continuing to hold or renewing a licence issued by the City;
(b) to provide for a system of licenses with respect to,
(i) a courier business in which parcels and documents are conveyed in vehicles, other than buses and cabs, that are used for hire, or
(ii) the owners or drivers of vehicles used in a courier business described in subclause (i);
(c) to provide for a system of licenses with respect to,
(i) a transportation business in which property is conveyed in motor vehicles, other than buses, cabs and tow trucks, that are used for hire, or
(ii) the owners or drivers of motor vehicles used in a transportation business described in subclause (i);
(d) to impose any condition with respect to motor vehicles used in a transportation business described in subclause (c) (i);
(e) to impose, as a requirement of obtaining, continuing to hold or renewing a licence, any condition respecting containers for alcoholic beverages, including a condition requiring the vendor of alcoholic beverages to establish, operate or maintain a system or facilities for the return of containers for alcoholic beverages;
(f) to provide for a system of licenses with respect to,
(i) the business of trading in real estate, or
(ii) persons registered under the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 who are carrying on business as brokers, salespersons or brokerages;
(g) to provide for a system of licenses with respect to electricians, master electricians or electrical contractors;
(h) to impose on any business or individual carrying on or engaged in a compulsory trade any condition that requires an individual carrying on or engaged in the trade to complete examinations in relation to, or obtain any certificate issued by or on behalf of the City in relation to, his or her competence to perform the trade if he or she holds a certificate of qualification in that trade under the Building Opportunities in the Skilled Trades Act, 2021 and the certificate of qualification is not suspended. O. Reg. 590/06, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 141/13, s. 1; O. Reg. 909/21, s. 1; O. Reg. 52/22, s. 1.
(2) In clause (1) (f), the following terms have the same meaning as in section 1 of the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002:
3. Real estate.
5. Trade. O. Reg. 590/06, s. 1 (2).
Note: On April 1, 2023, the day section 1 of the Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2020 comes into force, section 1 of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002” wherever it appears and in each case substituting “Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2002”. (See: O. Reg. 363/22, s. 1)
Non-application, airport taxicabs
1.1 (1) A by-law described in subsection (2) with respect to the owners and drivers of taxicabs does not apply in respect of taxicabs conveying property or passengers from any point within the City to an airport situated outside the City if,
(a) the airport is owned and operated by the Crown in right of Canada and the taxicab bears a valid and subsisting plate issued in respect of the airport under the Government Airport Concession Operations Regulations made under the Department of Transport Act (Canada); or
(b) the airport is operated by a corporation or other body designated by the Governor in Council as a designated airport authority under the Airport Transfer (Miscellaneous Matters) Act (Canada) and the taxicab bears a valid and subsisting permit or licence issued by the designated airport authority. O. Reg. 288/09, s. 1.
2. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation). O. Reg. 590/06, s. 2.